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Nondiscrimination/Title IX Statement

Purpose

Seton Hall University does not discriminate on the basis of sex age, gender, disability and/or handicap, race, color, religion, national origin, nationality or ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran status or military service, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest status, AIDS and/or HIV status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information or membership in any other class protected by state or federal laws, now or in the future in any phase of its admissions, financial aid, educational, extra-curricular, athletic or other programs or activities, or in any phase of its employment practices. The University’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Amendments of 2008, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. These laws prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct and sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, The University reserves the right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic identity and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Scope

University Policy

Policy

Faculty members, employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, guests and unaffiliated third parties), may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic or for engaging in protected activity such as filing a complaint or participating in the review of a complaint. 

In accordance with Title IX regulations, the University has designated Lori A. Brown, Director of the Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance, as the University’s Title IX Coordinator. Ms. Brown is charged with monitoring compliance with these regulations. Compliance with Title IX is everyone’s responsibility. If you have questions about Title IX or wish to report a violation, you may contact the persons or agencies listed below.

University Title IX Coordinator

Lori A. Brown

Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

Presidents Hall

Lower Level Room 4A

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ 07079

Phone: (973) 313-6132

e-mail: lori.brown@shu.edu

University Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Karen Van Norman
Associate Vice-President and Dean of Students
400 South Orange Avenue

University Center

South Orange, NJ 07079

Phone: (973) 761-9076
e-mail: karen.vannorman@shu.edu

Rachelle Paul
Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA 
Compliance & Student-Athlete Development

400 South Orange Avenue
Richie Regan Recreation Center

South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 761-9494

e-mail: rachelle.paul@shu.edu

Cara Foerst

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Seton Hall Law School

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: (973)-642-8732

e-mail: cara.foerst@shu.edu

Lindsey Hresko
Director of Student Life
Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus
Room 1525
340 Kingsland Street
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone:  (973)542-6978
e-mail: lindsey.hresko@shu.edu

Questions or inquiries about Title IX or other forms of discrimination can also be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinators or to The Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education:

U.S. Department of Education


Office for Civil Rights

Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building

400 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481

FAX: 202-453-6012; TTY: 800-877-8339

e-mail: OCR@ed.gov 

U.S. Department of Education

New York Office
Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education

32 Old Slip, 26th Floor

New York, NY 10005-2500

Telephone: 646-428-3800

FAX: 646-428-3843; TTY: 800-877-8339

e-mail: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov

The University's Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation and the Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation and more information about how to file a grievance or complaint are available at http://www.shu.edu/policies/policy-against-sexual-misconduct-harassment-and-retaliation.cfm and http://www.shu.edu/policies/discrimination-harassment-retaliation.cfm.

Approval

This notice is disseminated annually to students and employees at Seton Hall University. Approved by Mary J. Meehan, Ph.D., Interim President.

Effective Date

September 24, 2018

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